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USA: Texas Governor must stop execution of Mexican man with mental disability

Headline Title:  USA: Texas Governor must stop execution of Mexican man with mental disability 08 April 2014 Texas Governor Rick Perry must stop Wednesday’s execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, a Mexican national with a mental disability, Amnesty International said today. The state has relied upon racial stereotyping and the views of discredited “expertise” to secure this death sentence – now due to be carried out shortly after 6pm, local time, on 9 April. After the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency for Ramiro Hernández Llanas on Monday, his final hope…

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